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54. Everything I Learned at ConvertKit's Craft + Commerce Conference (mind blown!)
Episode 541st August 2022 • On Your Terms • Sam Vander Wielen
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I recently got back from ConvertKit’s Craft + Commerce Conference in Boise, Idaho and my mind was BLOWN!

The online business world is changing and we all need to adapt. This conference brought together some of the biggest names in the industry, but also the up-and-comers who are trying new things and finding out what works.

I’m going to share some of my biggest takeaways, why I went, what I had hoped to get out of it, and what people are missing out on when they don’t go to conferences. I’ll also give you the one takeaway that, if you were to only take one thing from this conference, will make a huge difference in your business.

In this episode, you’ll hear…

  • 03:12 - Why I chose to attend Craft + Commerce (and why I almost changed my mind)
  • 17:35 - Blogging isn’t dead
  • 19:22 - The importance of diversifying your marketing strategy
  • 22:58 - Focusing on the big stuff and less on the trends
  • 35:02 - Getting down with your numbers
  • 37:00 - Titles are so important
  • 40:36 - Public speaking tips
  • 43:07 - Investing in your future self
  • 45:35 - Being high value*
  • 48:47 - Getting clear on what success means to you
  • 50:22 - Doing $10k work

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